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Founders' Hall

Address: 6 Prince Street | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P5, Canada
Phone Number: 902-368-1864
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history...
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Type: History museums, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art displays and multimedia presentations.

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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Historical site for the birth of Canada as a country. Walk in the main hall where the government officials were hasing out the fine details of becoming ONE country, one tends to feel a little nostalgic.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

When visiting the tourist information center in downtown Charlottetown, make sure you take in the "The Birthplace of Conferderation". It was an excellent informative tour. The holovisuals added to the experience. A must see!

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Felton, California
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235 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Some nice exhibits. Also the Charlottetown Visitors Center. Friendly folks with good info. Nice gift shop. Free parking on Sunday across the street.

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154 reviews 154 reviews
58 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The main touist information centre on the island - with some interesting exhibits providing an insight in Prince Edward Island's past & present

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Coquitlam, Canada
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76 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Although Charlottetown doesn't have a long boardwalk like Halifax, the Peake's Quay boardwalk at the waterfront just a short five-minute walk from Founders' Hall is a place, along with the Province House up Great George St., without which your visit to Charlottetown won't be complete! :) Also highly recommended while you're at Peake's Quay is the Cows ice cream there... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nice spot to start your visit in Charlottetown. Restrooms available, restaurant services, visitor and tour information available.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very close, walking distance from cruise terminal. Well worth a visit to understand a lot of the history of this lovely town and beautiful Prince Edward Island.

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Matthews
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were told to go to Dave's for a lobster roll, and we did so after church on Sunday. Huge, packed with lobster! Great advice.

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Fairview, Texas
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A nice attempt to spoon feed the masses the history of founding of Canada. I found the audio had problems technically. Also a bit hooky they way they do the presentation, in my opinion. Felt it was dumbed down . Somewhat insulting.

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Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Should have done this tour 1st as it gave a lot more back ground to the area & the history of our country. The only frustration it took a while to purchase tickets as the attendants were tied up.

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